And he knew well that his wife was more powerful than he,--gifted with greater persistence, more capable of enduring a shower of tears or a storm of anger.
"--Mysterious fire in Supreme Court clerk's room.--Letter of Commodore Perry.--Disinclination to antagonize Henry.--Temporary triumph of F.O.J. Smith.--Order gradually emerging.--Expenses of the law.--Triumph in Australia.--Gift to Yale College.--Supreme Court decision and extension of patent.--Social diversions in Washington.--Letters of George Wood and P.H. Watson on extension of patent.--Loyalty to Mr. Kendall; also to Alfred Vail.-- Decides to publish "Defense.
They sometimes meet heroes, as they met Helgi in the Eddic Lay (Helgi and Sigrun Lay), and help or begift them; they prepare the magic broth for Balder, are charmed with Hother's lute-playing, and bestow on him a belt of victory and a girdle of splendour, and prophesy things to come.
Again she saw the figures circling around the fire and heard the words of their song: "Whose hand above this blaze is lifted Shall be with magic touch engifted To warm the hearts of lonely mortals Who stand without their open portals.
"Katie, you have the rich gift of the open mind.
The armipotent Mars, of lances the almighty, Gave Hector a gift- DUMAIN.
Time was, my dearest children, when with joy You hail'd your father's safe return to home From his long mountain toils; for, when he came, He ever brought with him some little gift-- A lovely Alpine flower--a curious bird-- Or elf-bolt, such as on the hills are found.
God sends the sunshine, dew and rain, And covers it with snow; Then let us thank Him for the gift,-- To Him our bread we owe.
Shakspeare, in his Macbeth, thus describes this royal, but now exploded gift:-- "Strangely visited people, All swollen and ulcerous, pitiful to the eye, The mere despair of surgery, he cures-- Hanging a golden stamp about their necks, Put on with holy prayers."
~A Gift.~ My friend holds careless in his palm A glittering stone.
The same that tempted me to loathe the gift.-- For this old venerable Grey-beard--faith 'Tis his own fault if he hath got a face Which doth play tricks with them that look on it: 'Twas this that put it in my thoughts--that countenance-- His staff--his figure--Murder!--what, of whom?
My picture, as I have said, was a fairly executed steel engraving, taken from some one of the thousands of "Tokens," or "Keepsakes," or "Amulets," or "Gems," or such like harmless giftbooks, with which youths of tender sentiment remind preoccupied damsels of their careful penchants.
She stole away on her errand without remark, and came back with the gift,--but also with that which made it valueless, unmentionable, though it was a costly offering, purchased with the wages of more than a week's labor in the fields.
First young love,--parting gift,--Cousin Harry proves fickle,--Aunt Linny banishes the Button-Rose from her window,--takes to books, and educating naughty nieces, and doing good to everybody,--'bearing to live,' as more heroic than 'daring to die,'--in ten years gets so that she can speak of it with composure, as a lesson to romantic girls.
What manner of man he was; how gifted, wise and large-hearted; how devoted to the cause of his Lord and Saviour; what a leader and master-workman in sacred science and in the Church of Christ; how worthy of love and admiration--all this may be seen and read elsewhere.
There when they came whereas those bricky towres The which on Themmes brode aged backe doe ryde, Where now the studious lawyers have their bowers.-- There whylome wont the Templer Knights to byde, Till they decayd through pride,-- 136 Next whereunto there standes a stately place, Where oft I gayned giftes and goodly grace Of that great lord which therein wont to dwell, Whose want too well now feels my freendles case: 140 But ah!
I hain't got nuth'n' 'g'in' Ailse; she's quite, an' ohdaly, a good cook, an' laundriss, an' she's a lady, an' all that, but sh' ain't not to say what you'd call a giftid 'oman."
O wad some Pow'r the giftie gie us To see oursels as ithers see us!
Mochuda questioned Columcille who had a true prophetic gift--"In what other place then will my resurrection be?"
It was given to a child for performing an errand, but the charm would be broken if the reason for gifting it were explained.
Likas it is alsua aggreit and accordit be the said noble prince and duke that na signateurs tres nor writingis othir of giftis dispositions graces priviledges or others sic thingis concerning the affairs of the realme sall be subscrivit be him onlie and w'tout hir ma'ties aviss and subscription and giff ony sic thing happin the samyn to be of nane availl.
And then I take it as Love's gift,--it lies Imprisoned in my own weak poesy!
Of the PRONOUN:--"Leave thou there thy gift before the altar, and go thou thy way; first be thou reconciled to thy brother, and then come thou and offer thou thy gift,"--Matt.,
"Talk about looking a gift-'orse in the mouth--" began the indignant Mr. Smith.
It requires more knowledge than reflection, more patience than earnestness, more judgment than sentiment; and those who have raised it to a vital significance and profound beauty and interest have done so by virtue of endowments which, otherwise directed, would have placed them high and firm on the roll of genius: for it is possible to write history without this transcendent gift,--possible to write it respectably without the slightest grandeur or grace of mind,--by virtue of command of words, industry, care, and good sense.
But that squandering of the public money cannot possibly be endured by which he got rid of seven hundred millions of sesterces by forged entries and deeds of gifts, so that it seems an absolute miracle that so vast a sum of money belonging to the Roman people can have disappeared in so short a time.
Ay, that incestuous, that adulterate beast, With witchcraft of his wit, with traitorous gifts- O wicked wit and gifts, that have the power So to seduce!- won to his shameful lust The will of my most seeming-virtuous queen.
You serve Fu-Manchu, lure men to their destruction, and in return he loads you with jewels, lavishes gifts--" "Ah!
The isolated home, made into a flower-vase by the application of the principles set forth in the GiftsA above mentioned, may do for babies.
So, making every preparation for her journey,--money, ornaments, gifts,--a kind of Queen of Sheba, a Zenobia in her pride and glory, a Queen Esther when she had invited the king and his minister to a banquet,--she came to the Cydnus, and ascended the river in a magnificent barge, such as had never been seen before, and prepared to meet her judge, not as a criminal, but as a conqueror, armed with those weapons that few mortals can resist.
"I'm thankful to God," returned Olivia, "for all his good gifts,--and He has blessed me abundantly,--but why should I be thankful to you for the property my father left me?"
Other men have other gifts,--gifts bestowed under different conditions, and subject in a great degree to choice.
His prayer was answered, and in order to avert the plague Agamemnon sent the lady back to her father not only without ransom but with costly gifts.--Homer, Iliad, i. CHRYSOSTOM, a famous scholar, who died for love of Marcella, "rich William's daughter."
He was generally regarded as simply fortunate from the name he bore and the power he usurped, but with no striking intellectual gifts,--nothing that would warrant his supreme audacity.
But by some strange impulse she loosened the string that bound the roses, and placed them in one of her few treasures, a silver bowl, in the centre of the supper table, and going to her bedchamber, which was, country fashion, back of the sitting room, arrayed herself in Horace's gifts,--the silk gown and fichu, with the onyx bar and butterflies to fasten it,--and then returned to the porch to watch the twilight gently veil sunset.
When they began to honor him it was with the idea that he would be reasonably modest; but as they went on and saw that he was delighted at what they voted,--he accepted all but a very few of their gifts,--various men kept at different times proposing various greater marks of esteem, all in excess, some as an act of extreme flattery toward him, and others as one of sarcastic ridicule.
Nature's officers, the elements, had bestowed on her each his appropriate gift,--the Air its crispness, the Earth its variety, the Sun its brightness and its ruddy glow, the very Water from the well its freshness and its fluent forms; the stars repeated their friendliness in her eyes, the grass dimpled her pliant feet, the breeze tossed her brown hair in triumphs of the unstudied becoming, and from the wildness all about her she had her wit and her delightful ways; Morning lent her her cheerfulness, Evening her pensiveness, and Night her soul.
CHAPTER V The tempest.--The sea-bird's gift.--The escape by swimming.--The sleep in the woods.
He also ordered the names of all the soldiers who had married Asiatic wives to be registered; their number exceeded 10,000; and each received a handsome present, under the name of marriage gift.--Williams's Life of Alexander, Family Library, No.
From this press issued most of the pamphlets against Whitgift and his associates, in the ecclesiastical government; and, when it was at last seized at Manchester, it was employed upon a pamphlet called More Work for a Cooper.
"--Whitgift cor. "
Contemplating the tremulous, half-fainting figure drooping in the shadows before me, such native chivalry as remained to me, urged me to spare this little friend of mine, so ungifted by nature, so innocent in intention, so sensitive and so shrinking in temperament and habit.
Es verbreitet sich hierauf ueber den Zusammenhang des Attentats auf den Thronfolger und dessen Gemahlin, ueber die Art, wie sich die Jungen schon in der Schule an dem Gedanken der Narodna Dobrana vergifteten und wie sich die Attentaeter mit Hilfe von Pribicewic und Dacic die Werkzeuge zu dem Attentat verschafften, wobei insbesondere die Rolle des Majors Tankofte dargelegt wird, der die Mordwassen lieferte, wie auch die Rolle eines gewissen Ciganovic, eines gewesenen Komitatschi und jetzigen Beamten der serbischen Eisenbahndirektion Belgrad, der schon 1909 als Zoegling der Bandenschule der damaligen Narodna Odbrana austauchte.